Monday, October 4, 2021 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:00pm
University of Maryland Alumni Association

In just two short years, Covid-19 and social unrest have had a lasting impact on the workplace and national workforce. From teleworking, vaccine mandates, masking preferences, and parenting challenges, professionals are facing many challenges. Whether you are seeking to launch a career, change a career, advance your career or thinking about the legacy you want to leave when you retire, we all have challenges ahead. Choose 1 of 3 sessions in this Maryland Masterclass series to tune in to relevant and forward-thinking content tailored to your needs. Pick 1 from the following 3 workshops ranging from entry to late stage career professionals:

Monday, October 4th | 12pm
How to Launch a Career During a Pandemic
Audience: Entry Level Workers; Recent Alumni
  • Strategies for navigating a new work world will be discussed
  • Job searching during a pandemic
  • Starting a new job in a virtual environment
  • Understanding the labor market and how your industry has been impacted by the pandemic
  • Discovering how social justice and civil unrest is changing the world of work
Tuesday, October 5th | 12pm
How to Advance Your Career During a Pandemic
Audience: Mid-professional, Mid-Management Professionals
  • Strategies for making a career change in a new world of work
  • Insights on seeking out opportunities for advancement during a pandemic
  • Developing your talent to remain competitive
  • Honing leadership skills to get ahead
  • Becoming multi-culturally competent to succeed in a diverse workforce
Wednesday, October 6th | 12pm
Preparing for Retirement and Leaving a Legacy During a Pandemic
Audience: Senior Level Professionals and Experienced Professionals
  • Strategies for preparing for retirement or an encore career
  • Navigating a diverse workforce
  • Considerations for leaving a legacy and lasting impact
  • Leading in a changing world of work

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Our Presenter:

Lakeisha Mathews '02 is an experienced career development practitioner with over 15 years of experience helping professionals attain their career goals. Lakeisha is the Owner and Primary Career Coach for Right Resumes & Career Coaching, LLC. Lakeisha has also worked in various career centers in Maryland and is currently the Director of the Career and Internship Center at the University of Baltimore. Lakeisha is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Certified Professional Career Coach(CPCC) and has been trained in the Federal Job Search process including Federal resume writing. Lakeisha enjoys helping job seekers of all experience levels uncover their passions and sharpen their professional image.


This event is exclusive to our Alumni Association members. If you'd like to join the event, please check out our membership options to gain acccess to valuable content, resources and Terp deals! 

RSVP by: 

Ellie Geraghty,